Recent Cases – Missouri Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements

Below are some of our recent verdicts and settlements. We are extremely proud to have helped recover over $34,000,000 for our clients. Dedication to serving the interests of our Missouri personal injury victims demands that biographical client and case information is kept confidential. We are blessed to be trusted with the responsibility of seeking reimbursement for all of our client’s harms and losses after a serious personal injury.

Christopher Dixon is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” and among their “Top 40 Under 40″ trial lawyers.

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Missouri Sexual Assault Case

Result: $30,040,000 Judgment
Case Description: Former United States Attorney found liable for inappropriate sexual misconduct with a minor. This tragic case involved the misuse of authority and control so often seen in today’s society. Punitive damages were assessed against the defendant in this matter, sending a message of punishment to the community that this behavior will not be tolerated. Punitive damages are a vital tool to our community safety.

Missouri Premises Paintball Injury Case

Result: $2,750,000 Judgment
Case Description: Paintball facility failed to provide a young child the proper safety equipment and training. After being denied proper fitting goggles, a shot from a competitor resulted in a life long eye injury and loss of vision. To read more, click here.

Missouri Commercial Bus Crash

Result: $2,000,000 Settlement
Case Description: While our client was stopped in traffic, a commercial bus rear-ended his vehicle causing catastrophic bodily injury. His injuries prevented his return to work for the remainder of his life. This federal court case was settled prior to Trial.

St. Louis Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian With Penske Truck

Result: $1,000,000 Settlement
Case Description: My client and his wife were volunteering to raise money for a sick friend at the St. Louis City St. Patricks Day activities. At the close of the day, a local business owner who had been drinking all day, decided to drive his rented Penske truck. He was unable to control the vehicle and struck my client walking down the street.

St. Louis Car Accident on Lindbergh Causes Herniated Disc

Result: $600,000 Settlement
Case Description: A woman in St. Louis county was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Lin Ferry Road from Lindbergh on a solid green light. The incorrectly woman gambled that all traffic was clear before making the turn, and created a sudden roadblock for our client who was traveling with the right-of-way down Lindbergh. The deceleration crash resulted in our client sustaining a herniated disc in her cervical spine at the C5-C6 level. While she tried to live with the pain, she was ultimately forced to undergo a disc replacement surgery to find permanent relief.

Missouri Premises Liability Fall (Slip and Fall):

Result: $250,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client was enjoying her birthday party at a local restaurant. As she was walking towards her table, she slipped on water which had been spilled near the exit. Our investigation revealed that the sole working bar tender was aware of the spill; however, he ignored the spill in order to tend to other paying customers in order to make more money. The dangerous condition caused our female client to fall and break her ankle.

Missouri Commercial Truck and Trailer Accident

Result: $150,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client was enjoying her afternoon, having just been asked by her fiance for her hand in marriage, when a driver from a local construction company hauling commercial digging equipment smashed his company truck and trailer into the rear of their vehicle while they were stopped at a red light. A local construction company owner had allowed his son to operate the company’s heavy commercial equipment without a valid driver’s license from a history of alcohol offenses. Excess insurance polices of the construction company were required to reimburse our client for the full measure of her damages.

Missouri Motorcycle Crash

Result: $120,000 Settlement
Case Description: Husband and wife riding motorcycle were unable to stop when automobile pulled out of gas station in front of them without checking oncoming traffic. Husband and wife were ejected from the motorcycle, requiring emergency medical treatment.

Missouri Pedestrian Accident

Result: $100,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client was hit while walking next to a garage when the owner of the garage’s son squealed the tires of his SUV while in reverse and accelerated backwards into our client. Our client sustained a herniated cervical disc that will require surgery in the future to correct. Injured accident victims need to be aware that future medical treatment must be considered before settling any Missouri injury case.

Missouri Car Accident

Result: $100,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client, a passenger in the rear of her friends vehicle, was significantly injured when her friend negligently pulled the vehicle into oncoming traffic. The T-Bone collision resulted in broken bones and a significant period of rehab. This policy limits settlement attests to the fact that negligent drivers rarely ever carry enough insurance to cover the harms they cause.

St. Louis Wrongful Death Settlement

Result: $100,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client’s brother was killed when he stepped into a poorly lit street attempting to cross the roadway. While not crossing the crosswalk, the speeding vehicle which claimed his life paid the policy limits of their insurance policy for their negligent driver’s actions.

Missouri Pedestrian Accident

Result: $65,000 Settlement
Case Description: St. Louis City nurse was lawfully in the crosswalk returning from lunch, when a Jeep failed to stop for the pedestrian traffic and struck 3 individuals. My client sustained damage to her cervical and lumbar spine. As a side note, her damages included the cost of her husband’s plane ticket and lost wages to fly home from work and be by his wife’s side. This case illustrates the fact that many times injured individuals are unaware of the fact that a negligent driver is responsible for all of their harms and losses.

Missouri Car Accident Crash

Result: $50,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client was riding in the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Driver of his vehicle failed to yield to oncoming traffic causing laceration to passenger’s forehead from impact. The scarring, while small, is now a daily part of his life.

Missouri Auto Accident

Result: $50,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client was traveling to work when an automobile driver who failed to yield to her position suddenly struck her. She sustained back and neck injuries that forced her to miss a substantial amount of work throughout her recovery process.

Missouri Dog Bite

Result: $45,000 Settlement
Case Description: Local cable installer was bit by a pit-bull while responding to a service call for his employer. Client was able to pursue a worker’s compensation and premises liability claim to recover compensation for his injuries.

Missouri Dog Bite

Result: $40,000 Settlement
Case Description: Minor child receives multiple stitches to cheek after she was bitten from a dog running at large in her residential neighborhood. This child’s parents did an amazing job with medications, lotions, and creams, allowing the child to make a 100% recovery with no visible scarring. It is crucial to any scarring case that doctor’s orders are followed to the letter to prevent unnecessary scarring.

Missouri Low Impact Automobile Accident

Result: $40,000 Settlement
Case Description: Our client’s head hit the driver’s side windshield after being struck broadside in country club parking lot. Ocular complications from the trauma included double vision, headaches, and swelling.

Missouri Car Crash With Minor Property Damage

Result: $30,000.00 Settlement
Case Description: Young driver failed to stop at sign in Chesterfield Valley Missouri shopping complex, resulting in a low impact collision. The firm and low impact nature of this collision caused my client’s body to directly absorb the shock similar to a ‘whipping’ motion. Momentum was gained as the shockwave moved through her body and into her neck. This case illustrates how a low impact crash may carry the potential to cause extensive physical damage.

Missouri Automobile Accident

Result: Policy Limits Settlement
Case Description: Negligent driver broadsides teacher working with handicapped children on his way home from work. Negligent driver went and sat across the road without attending to the victim she had just left unconscious following the crash.

Missouri Truck Accident

Result: Policy Limits Settlement
Case Description: Our client was riding with an intoxicated driver who drove their truck off the road and into a tree. Our client sustained life-altering injuries, which applicable insurance policies could not cover. This case illustrates the devastating reality that many negligent drivers do not carry enough insurance coverage to pay for all the damage they cause.

We strive to obtain the best results possible for victims off all types of Missouri injuries. If you need to speak to an attorney for personal injuries, we are available to discuss your case 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (314) 409-7060, or toll free at (855) 402-7274. Our 24-hour availability comes from our recognition that seriously injured victims are presented with questions that require legal assistance outside of normal working hours. Consultation with our injury lawyers is always free of charge. If your injury prevents you from traveling to our office, we will make arrangements to come to you. Whether you are in need of a lawyer for personal injury, or require information about dealing with large insurance corporations with unlimited resources, we are always available and honored to serve.